Falcon 6X Battles Through Supply Chain Issues
Dassault has pushed back the Falcon 6X’s entry-into-service date to manage its workload following COVID-19-related disruptions to its supply chain and increased certification requirements from regulators.
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Bombardier Unveils EcoJet Research Project With Drone Prototype
The company unveiled a small-scale model of a testbed drone it has been using for flight and wind-tunnel testing at a secret location in Quebec.
guy.ferneyhoug… Sun, 05/22/2022 - 12:39
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BBJ Targets Charter Operators As New President Flies In To EBACE

By Angus Batey May 22, 2022
To consolidate its strengthening position, Boeing Business Jets is investing in a 737-7 BBJ demonstrator.
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Airbus Corporate Helicopters Grows Market Share

By Bill Carey May 22, 2022
Five years since it was created from the rotary-wing operations of its parent company, Airbus Corporate Helicopters has managed to grow its market share while weathering the COVID-19 pandemic and economic headwinds.
EBACE

Gogo Business Aviation, OneWeb Announce Satellite Broadband Offering

By Bill Carey May 22, 2022
The new inflight broadband service for bizjets will access OneWeb’s constellation using a new electronically steered antenna (ESA) that Gogo has designed in conjunction with Hughes Network Systems.
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Briefs From EBACE 2022—May 22

By Paul Jackson May 22, 2022
A selection of news briefs as EBACE 2022 prepares to open its doors.
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Mirai Claims Charter Booking Speed Record

By Angus Batey May 22, 2022
Mirai Flights' offering helped secure $3 million through an April investor round, funds which the company will use to roll its service out in Europe.
EBACE

ACJ Eyes Long-Range Bizjet Market As TwoTwenty Nears Entry To Service

By Angus Batey May 22, 2022
Airbus Corporate Jets believes the TwoTwenty will command double the resale value of a long-range bizjet, while coming in at a comparable price with lower operating costs.
EBACE

XO Exec Shows Value In Thinking Outside The Bizav Box

By Angus Batey May 22, 2022
Youssef Mouallem is bringing his consumer experience to the business of selling seats, charters and memberships.
EBACE
Flying Colours Gains Orders For CRJ 200 Conversions
Flying Colours, a Canadian-based refurbishment, completions and maintenance provider, is experiencing a “rebirth” in conversions of Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft into corporate shuttles and VIP business aircraft.
guy.ferneyhoug… Sun, 05/22/2022 - 08:04
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Embraer Offers Customers Carbon Credits As Part Of Sustainability Efforts

By Molly McMillin May 22, 2022
Through 4Air, Embraer is offering the carbon offset program to customers at no charge when they take delivery of their aircraft in 2022 and sign up for Embraer’s Executive Care program.
EBACE

Castle Air Expanding Amid 'Crazy' Helo Charter Market

By Angus Batey May 22, 2022
Castle Air says its shuttle service between Biggin Hill Airport and central London has been in high demand since bizav's post-COVID bounceback. 
EBACE
Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Rob Scholl, Textron EAviation President, CEO
The head of the Textron eAviation division focused on sustainable flying through aircraft electrification and new technologies talks Pipistrel, Panthera and more.
natalia.pelayo… Sun, 05/22/2022 - 06:00
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Second Beechcraft Denali To Join Flight Test Program Soon
The first Beechcraft Denali single-engine turboprop, which made its debut flight on Nov. 23, 2021, will reach 200 flight hours shortly.
guy.ferneyhoug… Sun, 05/22/2022 - 06:00
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Textron Aviation Aircraft To Make EBACE Debuts
Textron Aviation is continuing to work on raising production rates as demand remains robust, despite war in Ukraine, a volatile stock market and inflation, its top executive says.
guy.ferneyhoug… Sun, 05/22/2022 - 06:00
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Global Jet Capital Forecasts Continued BizJet Transaction Growth

By Molly McMillin May 22, 2022
After increasing 26% in 2021, pre-owned business jet transactions are projected to decline in 2022 due to inventory shortages before growing again the following year, according to a just-released five-year forecast by Global Jet Capital.
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EMBRAER

EMBRAER announced Flexjet is first Legacy 500 customer to install Ka-Band in its European fleet.

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RAF Revives Envoy Name For Falcon 900 VIP Jets

By Tony Osborne May 20, 2022
The UK Royal Air Force has christened its new Dassault Falcon 900 business jets as Envoy IVs, reviving the name given to an interwar-era light transport aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Daher Doubles Down On Thermoplastic Welding

By Thierry Dubois May 20, 2022
Aerostructures supplier Daher has partnered with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology to develop a welding technology for the assembly of primary aircraft substructures made from thermoplastic composites.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: Diverse Teams Are Better For Aviation And Aerospace Business

By P. Barry Butler May 20, 2022
Cultivating a diversity of perspectives is particularly important now, as the aviation industry.
Maintenance & Training

Eclipse 550 Production Might Soon Resume

By William Garvey May 20, 2022
After bankruptcies and a long-shuttered line, could this be the jet’s long-elusive moment?
Aircraft & Propulsion

Phillips 66’s SAF Plans Take A Step Forward

By Graham Warwick May 20, 2022
Fuel producer Phillips 66 has received approval from county officials to proceed with its proposal to covert an oil refinery in Rodeo, California, to the production of renewable fuels including sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Aircraft & Propulsion
GULFSTREAM

GULFSTREAM is expanding its completions operations at St.

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EMBRAER

EMBRAER delivered the 1,500th Ipanema agricultural aircraft; it has so far booked 39 new orders in 2022.

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Pilot Groups Oppose Raising U.S. Pilot Retirement Age

By Sean Broderick May 19, 2022
Raising the mandatory U.S. pilot-retirement age above 65 would create unintended consequences that would offset any benefit that comes from increasing the number of eligible pilots, two pilot groups warn. 
Airlines & Lessors